This year, our goal is to continue to grow and expanded opportunity for adult literacy leaning to more women in Gulu. 216 women are participating at 2 learning centers in Gulu. Our program is reflective to the needs of women in the community and offers children the opportunity for early child development. For the month […]
Through this period staff at the Gulu Office have conducted several Business Skill trainings to 72 new clients; conducted 3 GBV (gender based violence) sessions that comprised of our clients together with their husbands (partners) to address gender issues and domestic violence; also to educate men about our program and its benefit to their families. In total 47 men 55 […]
You now its been a good day when Arianna Huffington, media mogul and powerhouse, tweets about your good work. We at Women’s Global Empowerment Fund were lucky enough to catch Huffington’s eye as a part of the Next Ten Challenge. In partnership with Crowdrise, an online crowdfunding platform, the Huffington Post is celebrating its tenth […]
“Empowerment for women and girls is progress for all.” Women’s Global clients celebrated International Women’s Day in Gulu, Uganda on March 4-8 with a series of debates, discussions, and mentoring sessions for girls. On March 8, in recognition of IWD 2015, women (and men) marched for equality, justice and each other.
Kelly McDonald of Fashion Project, an innovative company that frames fashion as a force for good, relays her first experience visiting Uganda. Learn more about her journey here! As we made the six-hour drive from the capital to Gulu, everything felt like it was falling into place. I had never been somewhere so entirely different […]
Check out Rent The Runway’s blog featuring WGEF & Founder, Karen Sugar as one of their favorite women-led charities!
It’s Here! WGEF’s 2014 client survey, highlighting the critical impact of our program for women and families in northern Uganda! The results show: 67% of respondents report their children are in school more consistently Increases in food security, including nutrition and frequency 93% report increase of peace in their households “I am able to support […]
Kikopo Pa Mon Gulu: Creating a Voice for Women in Gulu To address the issue of gender inequality, violence, land rights, food security, HIV/AIDS and other issues facing women in northern Uganda, Women’s Global Empowerment Fund hosts a yearly drama festival, Kikopo Pa Mon. Women in our Credit Plus program create original plays highlighting their stories using music, drama, and […]
Listen to our client’s stories in their own words. Meet Akello Beatrice of Bungatira Sub-county, Gulu District.
Check out the coverage of our programs in the most recent issue of the Denver Business Journal!